Tomorrow’s supermarket just round the corner
12 · NOV ·20120
The biggest Chinese e-commerce retailer, Yihaodian, have announced their plans to launch 1,000 virtual supermarkets, with the first two opening in Guangzhou and Shenzhen. These supermarkets do not actually stock any products and to the naked eye the shelves remain empty. Using augmented reality technology, shoppers will be able to use their smartphone to see pictures of available groceries (of...
Life, liberty and the pursuit of bandwidth
6 · JUL ·20110
Ok, so I stole the title from an unrelated blog I read the other day; I thought it was rather funny, as well as apt for what I want to discuss. Over the last two decades the world has been gripped by the internet revolution. I would argue it’s become more disruptive in international development than the combustion engine, as in...
Mobile providers join forces to create joint platform for “Wave to Pay” technology
4 · JUL ·20110